This is a rare unread vintage and out of print copy of The First Official GAY HANDBOOK, Manual for Quiche Eaters written by HUDSON BROWN and published and distributed by Turnbull & Willoughby; First Edition (January 1, 1983). 160 pages in length. See photos for condition.
"Oh Mary … this book is faaabulous!!" This Book could be Hazardous to your Heterosexuality!
"Touchy" Subjects: Tea Dancing. Beefcake, Drag Bars and Personal Columns, The Ultimate Cruise Body Types including Eduardo the Ectomorph.
Cruising on Dry Land: A Bar Attenders Guide. Where the Boys are.
Territorial Rights and Wrongs, Christopher Street - New York, Broadway - Chicago, Hollywood Blvd. San Francisco The Pines Fire Island, Anystreet U.S.A
Uniform Behavior: Leather to LaCoste. Dragging Things Out. The Handkerchief Code; Camp-in and Camp out, Halloween: All Skirts Day
Telling the World: "Mom ... I've got Good News and Bad News
Introducing Bruce: Born with an Art Deco Spoon, Ruffles on his Rompers,
Designer Crib Sheets
The Hormone Years: Off to Camp (His First Fabulous Uniform). Light Petting. Pride and Groom
Cruising to Adulthood: Bruce's Matinee. The Leather Forecast. Personal Ads and Body Types. Dream Bars
Fabulous Chilli Pepper
Also: Happily Ever After: Together at Last, A Day in the Life of Bruce and Jean-Pierre
Including: Camp-Ins and Camp-Outs: Pia Zadora or Eleanor Roosevelt,
Who's Hot and Who's Not, Bloomies of a Different Color, Bruce's Fabulous Brunch Recipe Contest.
The Parties of the Party Bruce's Cocktail Bash, Guests: Ins and Outs, Conversational Gambits, Topical Tidbits, The Wine List and the Whine List.
Ludes and Interludes. The All-Important Closet and the Almost-as-Important Medicine Chest. Bookstore Browsing, Poetry, GQ and Architectural Digest, New York, Key West and Lichtenstein.
Due to recent delivery issues with the USPS I now ship all magazines, digests and paperback books via Priority Mail. $100 of insurance is included in this price. I’m selling my collection of vintage 1950-1980s gay pulp paperback novels, pictorial & hardcore magazines, physique photography, magazines, artwork & other LGBTQ ephemera.